[News24Wire] Kidnapping and trafficking minors, running a brothel in Cape Town and extorting two clients of almost R3m.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Carter Center Mary Ann Peters has lauded the Traditional Women United for Peace for their good work that they have exhibited over the time along with the men to improve their country.
[Govt of SA] The South African National Defence Force (Sandf) to host a Women’s Parade on 25 August 2017 in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria
[Govt of SA] Bokone Bophirima government led by Agriculture, Culture and Tourism (ACT) Cluster Departments will be hosting a one day Women Empowerment Summit under the theme “The role of women in African economy” on the 23rd August 2017, at Mmabatho Co…
[SAnews.gov.za] The North West provincial government will host a summit for women in the agriculture, culture and tourism sectors.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Public Order Court has dismissed charges against two girls, accused of wearing disgraceful dress, citing a lack of evidence by the police and that “trousers are not disgraceful”.
[News24Wire] Influential women from across Africa converged for a conference in Pretoria last week, as they called for greater land ownership rights.
 Nairobi -Kenyan Journalist and the Graca Machel Trust Women in Media Network member Brenda Okoth is among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.
[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa. As many as 60% of children in the country under the age of 10 don’t live with their biological fathers, the second highest rate o…
[Vanguard] The Police in Osun said on Monday that they have arrested a 23-year-old suspected internet fraudster (name withheld) for allegedly duping an American of 80,000 dollars (N28.8 million).
[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya’s countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working …
[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister Tokozani Xasa says it is imperative to recognise the role played by women in the tourism industry.
[Bhekisisa] Fikile Mbabalula, Bathabile Dlamini, Mduduzi Manana. Until today, they served in one cabinet in a country where two ends of a vicious circle meet.
[News24Wire] The Film and Publication Board (FPB) plans to review its current classification guidelines, and look specifically at how the media affects gender-based violence, the regulatory body said on Monday.
[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) today, 18 August 2017, held the Women’s Consultative Workshop wherein women made contributions towards the development of the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan aimed at improving service…
[Govt of SA] Gender Commission welcomes Mduduzi Manana’s long-awaited resignation
[Govt of SA] At its quarterly Plenary meeting held on the 16- 18 August, 2017, in Johannesburg, the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE), reflected on a number of recent incidents of violence against women and related issues of concern for the country,…
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Barely a week after women lobby groups moved to court to stop the reconvening of Parliament over failure to meet the constitutionally provided two-thirds gender rule, National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai says the 12th Parliament…
[Cameroon Tribune] After conceding two defeats, the vice champions of Africa are working hard to secure victories in the remaining matches.
[SAnews.gov.za] Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says women are important for the development of an integrated and coherent National Water and Sanitation Master Plan.